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After not eating for several hours your metabolism goes into "starvation" mode it slows down automatically and switches to energy saving and storage state. This is the body s ingenious survival mechanism for dealing with situations of lack of food for hours and days but because we live in an affluent society survival situations are particularly infrequent hence prolonged fasting periods cause the body to simply store excess weight as fat. Two. Weight loss and hunger The concept that skipping breakfast contributes to weight loss and calorie saving is fundamentally wrong since by doing so we actually throw our body out of balance. Many studies have also shown an inverse correlation between maintain a healthy weight and eating Breakfast namely those who eat in the morning have a lower weight than others who skip breakfast.
It goes without saying that increased alertness and a more positive mood are essential for everybody to perform at their best be it studying or working. A happier mood ensures better work and improved performance. Additionally studies have proven that individuals who have their breakfast also demonstrate better memory and cognitive function in comparison to those who remain hungry in the mornings. Reasonable energy intakes during the morning improve short-term memory although super high calorie breakfasts actually impaired concentration levels. (2 3 Breakfast Research) Not only is it important to have your breakfast but it is also important to choose what you have. According to one of the studies in France the size of your breakfast does not have an effect over your mood but it can affect short-term memory.
In this article I hope to summarise what I have read and understood about the importance of breakfast and also some simple yet quick breakfast ideas to make it easier for you. Let us look at the impact of having or not having breakfast to better understand why bother with breakfast 1. Weight management - many believe that skipping breakfast so they reduce calories would help them lose weight. It cannot be farther from the truth. When we sleep during the night our body slows down so metabolism slows down. When we have something to eat in the morning we are effectively giving the signal to the body that the day has begun and metabolism should increase. However people who skip breakfast deny their body of this signal so they feel sluggish as they continue until lunch with slow metabolism.